Nose, Dark fruit, malt spice, toffee, cocoa, char apples. Palate- peat, dark sweets, earthy fruits, malt, nuts oily, cocoa, roasted chestnuts. Finish is long and peaty with solid nuts, clear cocoa and spearmint.
|Ardbeg has been voted the best Whisky in the world; 3 years in a row. And in the world of Ardbeg, peat is important. For it is this soggy, unassuming matter which gives Ardbeg its famous flavour.
Ardbeg is the PEATIEST and SMOKIEST of all the Islay malts, yet has a fruity floral sweetness and complexity to the spirit.